PUBLICATIONS

2010-present

Chen, S. S., and M. Curcic, 2016: Ocean surface waves in Hurricane Ike (2008) and Superstorm Sandy (2012): Coupled modeling and observations, Ocean Modeling, 103, 161-176. doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.08.005. (PDF)

Chen, S. S., B. W. Kerns, N. Guy, D. P. Jorgensen, J. Delanoë, N. Viltard, C. Zappa, F. Judt, C.-Y. Lee, and A. Savarin, 2016: Aircraft observations of dry air, ITCZ, convective cloud systems and cold pools in MJO during DYNAMO: Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97, 405-423. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00196.1. (PDF)

Judt, F., S. S. Chen, and J. Berner, 2016: Predictability of tropical cyclone intensity: Scale-dependent forecast error growth in high-resolution stochastic kinetic-energy backscatter ensembles, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 142, 43-57. doi:10.1002/qj.2626. (PDF)

Curcic, M., S. S. Chen, and T. M. Özgökmen, 2016: Hurricane-Induced Ocean Waves and Stokes Drift and their Impacts on Surface Transport and Dispersion in the Gulf of Mexico, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43(6), 2773-2781. doi:10.1002/2015GL067619. (PDF)

Zhu, P., Y. Wang, S. S. Chen, M. Curcic, and G. Gao, 2016: Impact of storm-induced cooling of sea surface temperature on large turbulent eddies and vertical turbulent transport in the atmospheric boundary layer of Hurricane Isaac, J. Geophys. Res. - Oceans, 121, 861-876. doi: 10.1002/2015JC011320. (PDF)

Romero, I. C., T. Özgökmen, S. Snyder, P. Schwing, B. J. O'Malley, F. J. Beron-Vera, M. J. Olascoaga, P. Zhu, E. Ryan, S. S. Chen, D. L. Wetzel, D. Hollander and S. A. Murawski, 2016: Tracking the Hercules 265 marine gas well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, J. Geophys. Res. - Oceans, 121, 706-724. doi: 10.1002/2015JC011037. (PDF)

Judt, F., and S. S. Chen, 2016: Predictability and Dynamics of Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensification Deduced from High-Resolution Stochastic Ensembles, Mon. Wea. Rev., 144, 4395–4420. doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-15-0413.1. (PDF)

Judt, F., S. S. Chen, and M. Curcic, 2016: Atmospheric forcing of ocean transport in the Gulf of Mexico from seasonal to diurnal time scales, J. Geophy. Res. Oceans, 121, 4416–4433. doi:10.1002/2015JC011555. (PDF)

Kerns, B. W., and S. S. Chen, 2016: Large-scale precipitation tracking and the MJO over the Indo-Pacific warm pool. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmospheres, 121, 8755-8776. doi:10.1002/2015JD024661. (PDF)

Judt, F., and S. S. Chen, 2015: A new aircraft hurricane wind climatology and application in assessing predictive skill of tropical cyclone intensity using high-resolution ensemble forecasts, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 6043-6050. (PDF)

Kerns, B. W., and S. S. Chen, 2015: Subsidence Warming as an Underappreciated Ingredient in Tropical Cyclogenesis. Part I: Aircraft Observations, J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 4237-4260. (PDF)

Wu, C.-C., S.-L. Sung; Y.-H. Huang, C.-Y. Lee, S. S. Chen, and I.-I. Lin, 2015: Impact of the upper-ocean thermal structure on typhoon intensity change: Synergy of EnKF Data Assimilation and a coupled atmosphere-ocean model, Mon. Wea. Rev., in review.

Chen, S. S., C.-Y. Lee, and L. Centurioni, 2015: Air-sea coupling in Typhoon Fanapi (2010). Part I: Observations of stable boundary layer and storm-induced cooling from ITOP, J. Atmos. Sci., submitted.

Coelho E., P. Hogan, G. Jacobs, P. Thoppil, H. Huntley, B. Haus, B. Lipphardt, Jr., A. D. Kirwan, Jr., E. H. Ryan, J. Olascoaga, G. Novelli, F. Beron-Vera, A. C. Haza, A. C. Poje, A. Griffa, T. M. Özgökmen, D. Bogucki, S. S. Chen, M. Curcic, M. Iskandarani, F. Judt, N. Laxague, A. J. Mariano, A.J.H.M. Reniers, C. Smith, A. Valle-Levinson, and M. Wei, 2014: Ocean current estimation using a multi-model ensemble Kalman filter during the Grand Lagrangian Deployment (GLAD) experiment. Ocean Modelling, 87, 86-106. (PDF)

D'Asaro, E., P. G. Black, L. Centurioni, Y-T. Chang, S. S. Chen, R. Foster, H.C. Graber, P.Harr, V. Hormann, R.-C. Lien, I.-I. Lin, T.B. Sanford, T.-Y. Tang, and C.-C. Wu, 2014: Impact of Typhoons on the Ocean in the Pacific: ITOP , Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 95, 1405-1418. (PDF)

Judt, F., and S. S. Chen, 2014: A "Convective Explosion" and its Environmental Conditions in MJO Initiation Observed during DYNAMO, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 2781-2795. (PDF)

Kerns, B. W., and S. S. Chen, 2014a: Equatorial dry air intrusion and related synoptic variability in MJO initiation during DYNAMO, Mon. Wea. Rev., 142, 1326-1343. (PDF)

Kerns, B. W., and S. S. Chen, 2014b: ECMWF and GFS Model Forecast Verification During DYNAMO: Multi-scale Variability in MJO Initiation over the Equatorial Indian Ocean, J. Geophys. Res. , 119, 3736-3755. (PDF)

Lee, C.-Y., and S. S. Chen, 2014a: Stable boundary layer and its impact on tropical cyclone structure in a coupled atmosphere-ocean model, Mon. Wea. Rev., 142, 1927-1944. (PDF)

Lee, C.-Y., and S. S. Chen, 2014b: Reply to comments on symmetric and asymmetric structures of hurricane boundary layer in coupled atmosphere-wave-ocean models and observations, J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 2786-2787. (PDF)

Poje, A.C., T.M. Özgökmen., B. Lipphart, Jr., B. Haus, E.H. Ryan, A.C. Haza, G. Jacobs, A. Reniers, J. Olascoaga, G. Novelli, A. Griffa, F.J. Beron-Vera, S. S. Chen, P. Hogan, E. Coelho, A.D. Kirwan, Jr., H. Huntley, A.J. Mariano, 2014: Submesoscale dispersion in the vicinity of the Deepwater Horizon spill. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(35), 12693-12698. (PDF)

Jacobs, G. A., B. Bartels, D. Bogucki, F. J. Beron-Vera, S. S. Chen, E. F. Coelho, M. Curcic, A. Griffa, M. Gough, B. K. Haus, A. C. Haza, R. W. Helber, P. J. Hogan, H. Huntley, M. Iskandarani, F. Judt, A. D. Kirwan Jr., N. Laxague, A. Valle-Levinson, B. Lipphardt, A. Mariano, H. E. Ngodock, G. Novelli, M. J. Olascoaga, T. M. Ozgokmen, P. G. Thoppil, A. C. Poje, A. Reniers, C. D. Rowley, E. H. Ryan, S. R. Smith, P. L. Spence, M. Wei, 2014: Data assimilation considerations for improved ocean predictability during the Gulf of Mexico Grand Lagrangian Deployment (GLAD), Ocean Modeling, 83, 98-117. (PDF)

Chen, S. S., W. Zhao, M. A. Donelan, and H. L. Tolman, 2013: Directional wind-wave coupling in fully coupled atmosphere-wave-ocean models: Results from CBLAST-Hurricane, J. Atmos. Sci. , 70, 3198-3215. (PDF)

Judt, F., and S. S. Chen, 2013: Reply to "Comments on 'Convectively Generated Potential Vorticity in Rainbands and Formation of the Secondary Eyewall in Hurricane Rita of 2005'". J. Atmos. Sci., 70, 989-992. (PDF)

Kerns, B. W., and S. S. Chen, 2013: Cloud clusters and tropical cyclogenesis: Morphology and large-scale environment of developing and non-developing systems, Mon. Wea. Rev., 141, 190-210. (PDF)

Lin, I.-I., P. Black, J. F. Price, C.-Y. Yang, S. S. Chen, C.-C. Lien, P. A. Harr, N.-H. Chi, C.-C. Wu, and E. A. D'Asaro, 2013: An ocean cooling potential intensity index for tropical cyclones, Geophys. Res. Lett.40, 1878-1882, doi: 10.1002/grl.50091. (PDF)

Sraj, I, M. Iskandarani, A. Srinivasan, W. C. Thacker, J. Winokur, A. Alexanderian, C.-Y. Lee, S. S. Chen, and O. M. Knio, 2013: Bayesian inference of drag parameters using Fanapi AXBT data, Mon. Wea. Rev., 141, 2347-2367. (PDF)

Donelan, M. A., M. Curcic, S. S. Chen, and A. K. Magnusson, 2012: Modeling Waves and Wind Stress, J. Geophys. Res., 117, DOI: 10.1029/2011JC007787. (PDF)

Lee, C.-Y., and S. S. Chen, 2012: Symmetric and asymmetric structures of hurricane boundary layer in coupled atmosphere-wave-ocean models and observations, J. Atmos. Sci.69, 3576-3594. (PDF)

Tao, W.-K., J. J. Shi, S. S. Chen, and co-authors, 2011: The impacts of microphysical schemes on hurricane intensity and Track, Asia-Pacific J. Atmos. Sci., 47, 1-16. (PDF)

Judt, F. and S. S. Chen, 2010: Convectively generated potential vorticity in rainbands and formation of the secondary eyewall in Hurricane Rita iof 2005. J. Atmos. Sci., 67,, 3581-3599. (PDF)

Dabberdt, W., R. E. Carbone, S. S. Chen, G. S. Forbes, E. Foufoula-Georgiou, R. Morss, J. T. Snow, X. Zeng, 2010: When Weather Matters, The National Academies Press, pp 181.

Kerns, B. W. J., Y.-L. Chen, and M.-Y. Chang, 2010: The diurnal cycle of winds, rain, and clouds over Taiwan during the Mei-Yu, summer, and autumn rainfall regimes, Mon. Wea. Rev., 138, 497-516. (PDF)

2000-2009

Kerns, B. W., and E. Zipser, 2009: Four years of tropical ERA-40 vorticity maxima tracks. Part II: Differences between developing and nondeveloping disturbances, Mon. Wea. Rev., 137, 2576-2591. (PDF)

Ray, P., C. Zhang, J. Dudhia, and S. S. Chen, 2009: A Numerical Case Study on the Initiation of the Madden-Julian Oscillation, J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 310-331. (PDF)

Chen, S. S., and W. Zhao, 2008: Atmospheric forcing in the Japan/East Sea during January 1997. Asia-Pacific J. Atmos. Sci., 44, 17-28.

Davis, C., W. Wang, S. S. Chen, Y. Chen, K. Corbosiero, M. DeMaria, J. Dudhia, G. Holland, J. Klemp, J. Michalakes, H. Reeves, R. Rotunno1, and Q. Xiao, 2008: Prediction of landfalling hurricanes with the Advanced Hurricane WRF Model, Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 1990-2005.

Kerns, B. W., K. Greene, and E. Zipser, 2008: Four years of tropical ERA-40 vorticity maxima tracks. Part I: Climatology and vertical vorticity structure, Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 4301-4319. (PDF)

Langousis, A., D. Veneziano, S. S. Chen, 2008: A boundary layer model for moving tropical cyclones, Hurricanes and Climate Change, Springer, 71-85.

Chen, S. S., J. F. Price, W. Zhao, M. A. Donelan, and E. J. Walsh, 2007: The CBLAST-Hurricane Program and the next-generation fully coupled atmosphere-wave-ocean models for hurricane research and prediction. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc, 88, 311-317. (PDF)

Houze, R. A., S. S. Chen, B. Smull, W.-C. Lee, M. Bell, 2007: Hurricane intensity and eyewall replacement. Science, 315, 1235-1239.

Rogers, R., M. Black, S. S. Chen, and R. Black, 2007: Evaluating microphysical parameterization schemes for use in hurricane environments. Part I: Comparisons with observations. J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 1811-1834.

Chen, S. S., J. Knaff, F. D. Marks, 2006: Effect of vertical wind shear and storm motion on tropical cyclone rainfall asymmetry deduced from TRMM. Mon. Wea. Rev., 134, 3190-3208.

Houze, R. A., S. S. Chen, J. Cetrone, S. Rita Brodzik, S. S. Chen, W. Zhao, W.-C. Lee, J. A. Moore, G. J. Stossmeister, M. M. Bell, and R. F. Rogers, 2006: The Hurricane Rainband and Intensity Change Experiment: Observations and modeling of Hurricanes Katrina, Ophelia, and Rita (2005). Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc, 87, 1503-1521. (PDF)

Dorman, C. E., C. A. Friehe, D. Khelif, A. Scotti, J. Edson, R. C. Bearsley, S. S. Chen, 2006: Winter atmospheric conditions over the Japan/East Sea: Structure and impact of severe cold-air outbreaks. Oceanography, 19, 96-109.

Chen, S. S., W. Drennan, J. Mullen, H.-J. Xue, and P. Chu, 2006: Coastal atmosphere-wave-ocean coupling, Coupled Coastal Wind-Wave-Current Dynamics, SCOR, Graig et al. Ed.

Chen, S. S., W. Zhao, J. E. Tenerelli, R. H. Evans, V. Halliwell, 2001: Impact of the Pathfinder sea surface temperature on atmospheric forcing in the Japan/East Sea, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 4539-4542.

Mechem, D. B., S. S. Chen, and R. A. Houze, Jr., 2005: Momentum transport processes in the stratiform regions of mesoscale convective systems over the western Pacific warm pool, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 132A, 709-736.

Lonfat, M., F. D. Marks, S. S. Chen, 2004: Precipitation distribution in tropical cyclones using the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) microwave imager: A global perspective. Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 1645-1660.

Stensrud, D. J., H. E. Brooks, S. S. Chen, and P. J. Rebber, 2004: Editorial. Weather and Forecasting, 19, 3-4.

Rogers, R., S. S. Chen, J. E. Tenerelli, and H. E. Willoughby, 2003: A numerical study of the impact of vertical shear on the distribution of rainfall in Hurricane Bonnie (1998), Mon. Wea. Rev., 131, 1577-1599.

Mechem, D. B., R. A. Houze, and S. S. Chen, 2002: Layer inflow into precipitating convection over the western tropical Pacific, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 128, 1997-2030.

Chen, S. S., W. Zhao, J. E. Tenerelli, R. H. Evans, V. Halliwell, 2001: Impact of the AVHRR sea surface temperature on atmospheric forcing in the Japan/East Sea, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28(24), 4539-4542. (PDF)

Houze, R. A. Jr., S. S. Chen, D. Kingsmill, Y. Serra, S. E. Yuter, 2000: Convection over the Pacific warm pool in relation to the atmospheric Kelvin-Rossby wave. J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 3058-3089.

Mooers, C. N. K., H. S. Kang, and S. S. Chen, 2000: Several aspects of the simulated response of the Japan (East) Sea to synoptic atmospheric forcing due to Siberian cold air outbreaks, La Mer, 38, 233-243.

Su, H., C. S. Bretherton, and S. S. Chen, 2000: Self-Aggregation and Large-Scale Control of Tropical Deep Convection: A Modeling Study. J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 1797-1816.

1990-1999

Su, H., S. S. Chen, and C. S. Bretherton, 1999: Three-Dimension week-long Simulations of TOGA COARE Convective Systems Using the MM5 Mesoscale Model. J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 2326-2344.

Chen, S. S., and R. A. Houze, Jr., 1997a: Diurnal variation and lifecycle of deep convective systems over the tropical Pacific warm pool. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 123, 357-388.

Chen, S. S., and R. A. Houze, Jr., 1997b: Interannual variability of deep convection over the tropical warm pool. J. Geophys. Res., 102, 25783-25795.

Chen, S. S., R. A. Houze, Jr. and B. E. Mapes, 1996: Multiscale variability of deep convection in relation to large-scale circulation in TOGA COARE. J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 1380-1409.

Chen, S. S., R. A. Houze, Jr., B. E. Mapes, S. Brodzik, and S. Yuter, 1995: TOGA COARE satellite data summaries available via World Wide Web. Bull. American Meteor. Soc., 76, 329-333.

Chen, S. S., and W. M. Frank, 1993: A numerical study of the genesis of extratropical convective mesovortices. Part I: Evolution and Dynamics. J. Atmos. Sci., 50, 2401 - 2426.

Doviak, R. J., S. S. Chen, and D. R. Christie, 1991: A thunderstorm generated solitary wave observation compared with nonlinear wave theory for a compressible fluid. J. Atmos. Sci., 48, 87-111.